April Fool is talk of the school

Hundreds fall for mystery boy band prank

The promise of mystery celebrities at Marlborough Girls’ College had hundreds of screaming students caught up in biggest April Fool’s Day prank in Marlborough.
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No 2 for painkillers

Patients in Marlborough are being prescribed powerful painkillers at the second highest rate in New Zealand.

Accused 'feared for his life'

Man accused of stabbing a teenager eight times says anyone would have done the same thing.

'Nothing sinister' in CEO debate

Marlborough District Council will discuss hiring a new chief executive tomorrow, but the public will be excluded from the debate.

Judge: Wife just a bystander

Women arrested for her part in a Blenheim drug operation discharged without conviction.

Top Gear team keen on NZ wine

Marlborough wine features prominently on a list of backstage luxuries demanded by Top Gear presenters.

Crosses for 59 war dead

Fifty-nine crosses were placed at the Ward and Seddon war memorials yesterday.

Aerial poisoning of wetlands ends

Wetland described as looking as though a bomb had dropped on it is slowly returning.

Toxic algae warning

Fewer teens taking up smoking

Hearty thanks for hospitals

As debate continues over a shuttle service between Nelson and Wairau hospitals, Picton man Tony Mortiboy tells of his experience of the health system.

Results prompt call for rebuild

Twelve months into his role as coaching and development manager, Andrew Cavill sees a need to "rebuild the factory" at Marlborough Cricket.

Player points up for grabs again

As another club rugby season gets under way, so does the 29th edition of the popular Marlborough Express Club Rugby Player of the Year award.

Bateman sick of being the bridesmaid

Focus now on U20 World Cup

Clash of the heavyweights

Although we are only three weeks into the season, Thursday evening's double-header at Lansdowne Park is shaping as a possible semifinal preview.

Behind closed doors

Cannot more be done to develop counter-measures against rogue pilots, once they are at the controls?

Letters to the editor

More correspondence from Express readers on local and national talking points.

Litigation row

Skill of keeping options open

Say it out loud, Charles

Prince Charles was hardly writing to Government powerbrokers to chat. His "black spider memos" apparently sought to champion his causes.

Food stalls on the rise

More mouth-watering food stalls are popping up in Marlborough as a result of a busy festival season and more schools using food to raise funds.

Extended farm gets consent

An extended Pelorus mussel farm has been granted resource consent to operate for another 20 years.

'Prenup' protection ... for parents

Biography from London to Blenheim

Crowdfunding plan for wine company

Two businessmen, famous for making Graham Norton's signature wine from Marlborough grapes, are taking their company to the crowd.

Food stalls on the rise

More mouth-watering food stalls are popping up in Marlborough as a result of a busy festival season and more schools using food to raise funds.

Art feeds the soul

Illustrations by a Timaru artist who counts Peter Jackson among his fans will raise funds for a good cause at the Omaka Classic Fighters Air Show in Blenheim.

Teens rise to challenge

The latest group of Marlborough teenagers to take part in the seven-week Cactus challenge are feeling stronger than ever before.

Adams Lane gets neighbourly

A Springlands neighbourhood built up to the Cricket World Cup final on Sunday by celebrating Neighbours Day Aotearoa.

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